Ross Kennedy
Senior Client Manager

Vanessa Ganguin Immigration Law

Ross brings over a decade of advising corporates and individuals and a proven track record of practice-leading immigration nous to the firm.

He has built a reputation for himself as a safe pair of hands across the wide range of challenges of personal and business immigration.

Ross is a regular participant of the Immigration Law Practitioners Association (ILPA) Economic Migration Working Group and a contributing author for Lexis PSL.

After leaving the Civil Service, Ross was previously a senior and an Associate Practice Manager regulated by the OISC at Level 3 at immigration firms of global repute before joining Vanessa Ganguin Immigration Law in 2021. He is currently reading a Masters Law Conversion course.

Ross has a wealth of experience working with corporate clients of all sizes, from start-ups, SMEs and charitable or religious organisations to large multinational companies.

He regularly advises on applications for licences to sponsor skilled workers (including on UKVI compliance requirements, mergers, restructuring and TUPE, as well as training HR teams) and assists with visa applications for skilled workers, temporary workers, sole representatives, as well as creative and sports personalities. Ross advises on immigration routes to set up businesses in the UK such as the such as the UK Expansion Worker visa, Global Talent visa or Innovator Founder route. He also advises private clients on personal applications, from high net worth and highly skilled clients to family, UK ancestry and British citizenship.

Recent articles posted by Ross Kennedy

London and UK parliament through London Eye

by Ross Kennedy

2024 India Young Professionals Scheme ballot dates announced – how to apply

by Ross Kennedy

Illegal working fines triple in February: how employers can avoid right to work penalties
Rishi Sunak

Ross Kennedy writes in the HR Director

Penalties triple with Home Office updated code of practice on preventing illegal working

by Ross Kennedy

2024 UK immigration changes for family visas
James Cleverly Home Secretary

Ross Kennedy writes for Free Movement

What should UK employers make of the government’s five-point plan to reduce immigration?
Houses of Parliament

Ross Kennedy writes in Solicitors Journal

Illegal working fines set to triple: protecting employers